Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres' goalies strive to be better this season

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Last season the Sabres had no defensive structure. It was obvious in many games that players were just all over the place and had no idea where they were supposed to be. That goes hand and hand with the goaltending. Yes, the Sabres need a better save percentage from Carter...
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Montour to miss the remainder of the preseason

The Buffalo Sabres will be down another defenseman moving forward as Brandon Montour will miss the rest of the preseason with a hand injury. Defenseman Brandon Montour will miss the rest of the preseason due to a hand injury. We will provide an update on his status at the conclusion of training...
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Sabres assign Pekar back to juniors

The Buffalo Sabres have made their first roster cut of the preseason, sending forward Matej Pekar back to the Barrie Colts in the Ontario Hockey League. The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Matej Pekar to the Barrie Colts (OHL). https://t.co/ywHoDxQywc — Sabres PR (@...
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One bad preseason game doesn't make or break a player

Columbus, OH (WGR 550) - It wasn’t a good first outing for the second group of Sabres playing their first preseason game of 2019. Columbus came out fast and the Sabres didn’t have their legs at all night. With that in mind I’m not going to judge anybody on their first preseason game. Yes, the...
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Sabres suffer first preseason loss to Blue Jackets, 4-1

For the first time in 2019, a Buffalo sports team dropped a preseason game. After defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 in overtime just last night, the visiting Sabres fell 4-1 to the Columbus Blue Jackets inside Nationwide Arena this evening. Jake McCabe scored the team's lone goal in the Tuesday...
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C.J. Smith think he'll get a good look

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - C.J. Smith had a good training camp last season, but was still sent to Rochester. The same promises were made last season that have been made this season, if you perform, you’ll be rewarded. Smith said, “It’s something I just put in the back of my mind and don’t really think...
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NHLPA opts not to re-open the CBA

The National Hockey League Players' Association announced on Monday that it has decided not to re-open the league's collective bargaining agreement. In a statement released by NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr, he says: "While players have concerns with the current CBA, we agree with the League...
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Sabres' Thompson has shown early improvement

Happy Valley, PA (WGR 550) - The biggest thing I’ve taken away from both the Prospects Challenge and the Sabres first preseason game on Monday is Jason Botterill is getting players that will go to the net. The Sabres blew a 4-1 third period lead only to win in overtime. I thought the Sabres best...
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Eichel plays hero in 5-4 preseason win over Penguins

The Buffalo Sabres kicked off their preseason schedule with a 5-4, overtime win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Hockey Valley at Penn State University. Buffalo took shots early and often, and were able to come away with the victory despite conceding a three-goal lead in the third period to...
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Sabres' Cozens is looking forward to his first NHL action

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Dylan Cozens will play his first NHL game as the Sabres open the preseason at Penn State against the Penguins. We all know it’s an exhibition game, but I thought Cozens might be nervous, “No I don’t think so. I’ve been here in main camp just being around the guys and I’ve...
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